Vajrasattva Empowerment: Feb 6 – 7, 2016

Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Vajrasattva, the Buddha of Purification

Sat. February 6th – Sun. February 7th 2016


Just as it is necessary to wash our body of dirt, it is even more important to cleanse our mind of negativity. It is our quality of mind that determines whether we are happy or unhappy. One of the simplest and most powerful purification practices is the meditation and recitation of Buddha Vajrasattva.

On this day Gen Chogden will grant the blessing empowerment of Vajrasattva, the Buddha of purification, and explain how we can remove negativities and obstacles from our mind.

In Modern Buddhism, Geshe Kelsang says, ‘Purification is the supreme method to prevent future suffering and to remove obstacles to our Dharma practice. It makes our actions pure so that we ourselves become pure.’

Saturday, February 6
9:30-10am Registration
10am – 12:15pm Empowerment of Buddha Vajrasattva
12:15-12:30pm Group photo
12:30-2:00pm Lunch in the World Peace Cafe
2:00-3:30pm Commentary
4:30-5:30pm Wishfulfilling Jewel with tsog offering

Sunday, February 7
10:30am – 11:45 Prayers for World Peace
11:45-1:30pm Brunch in the World Peace Cafe
1:30-2:45pm Retreat Session 1
3:30-4:45pm Retreat Session 2 and Q&A

Cost: Saturday and Sunday: $65. $60 for students, seniors 60+, unemployed, and if registered by February 3.
Saturday Only: $55. $50 for students, seniors 60+, unemployed, and if registered by February 3.
Free for Benefactor Level Members.

Location: KMC Maryland Temple for World Peace, 900 East Northern Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21212